Amazon Web Services is continuing to expand in Northern Virginia, including a massive data center campus just south of Dulles Airport, which could add up to 2.5 million square feet of cloud computing capacity.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Microsoft has successfully tested the use of hydrogen fuel cells to power its data center servers, a first step toward adopting new technologies to eliminate the use of diesel fuel in its emergency power systems
Microsoft plans to eliminate its reliance on diesel fuel by the year 2030, a decision that has major implications for its data centers around the world, many of which use diesel-powered generators for backup power.
Developers are racing to build more data centers in Northern Virginia to meet extraordinary demand for cloud computing resources due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DCF Podcast Host Rich Miller talks with cooling expert Kevin Facinelli, President, Data Center Cooling at Nortek Air Solutions about the challenges of keeping servers cool as data centers get larger and taller. Also: Will vacant office space house servers in the post-COVID economy?
Dark fiber is a hot commodity, as cloud computing platforms seek more network capacity to deliver data across their data center campuses. That’s why investment firms with data center holdings have been acquiring dark fiber specialists.
Data center development continues West of Phoenix. Amazon has bought land in the growing data center cluster in Goodyear, while Stream Data Centers said its Goodyear campus now has Cox fiber and will open next month.
With an experienced dealmaker as its new CEO, and the backing of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, Evoque Data Center Solutions expects to be an active player in the global merger scene for digital infrastructure.
Digital Realty has created data center campuses from a former helicopter plant (Paris) and submarine base (Marseille) as it boosts its data center capacity and connectivity in France.
Google has released a video tour of one of its data center campuses, the latest in a series of public glimpses of the technology and security powering its global fleet of data centers.